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Program Mission Statement & Goals

Mission Statement
The mission of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program at Kaskaskia College is to provide comprehensive educational opportunities that will enable the graduate to become an entry-level sonographer. The program is designed to develop and instill a sense of obligation in the student to become a contributing member to the profession.
Program Goals
  • To offer the students the opportunity to deepen and broaden themselves intellectually through a balanced academic program.
  • To produce skilled medical sonographers who apply acceptable principles and techniques within the field of Diagnostic Medical Sonography.
  • To provide students with both academic and clinical instruction in the field of Diagnostic Medical Sonography in order to meet the employment needs of the student and the medical community.
  • To instill in the students a sense of their obligation as a professional to the patient and to becoming a contributing member within the field of Diagnostic Medical Sonography.
  • To prepare the student to sit for the National Examination of the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography or American Registry of Radiologic Technologist.


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